Recently, the BLAST program was featured in the online publication Atlas Lens. Here’s an excerpt from the article: Orange practice cones pockmark the blacktop at James Elementary School in Kansas City’s Historic Northeast district. Gusts of wind send flurries of leaves and petals past a group of students sitting attentively around an instructor. A small […]
The City of Leawood, in coordination with the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) is hosting a series of meetings, the first on April 20th and the other on April 28th, from 6-8pm at The Lodge at Ironwoods Park. The March 29 meeting will begin with a short presentation. Then you’ll be asked to review exhibits that describe the vision […]
It appears that Kansas City, Missouri has won the race to install the region’s first bike box. With minimal fanfare outside of some nerding-out on social media, crews quietly slapped down green paint and bike stencils at the intersection of 11th and Main. While KCMO has used green paint in the past, this is the first […]
Over 4,000 kids from 30 elementary schools have graduated from BikeWalkKC’s BLAST program since we started in 2012, and this fall we are excited to bring BLAST to four new schools in the Olathe School District.
The Waldo CID, Family Bikes, and the city of KCMO is holding a series of open house events this week to gather public input on how best to improve the intersection of 75th and Wornall in Waldo. The first meeting is this evening (Tuesday, August 11th) at 5:30 p.m. An historic streetcar suburb, Waldo is replete with […]
We are disappointed to learn that the plan for 13 miles of Downtown bike lanes and a road diet on Grand Boulevard has been delayed yet again.
20 miles of on-street bike lanes and other facilities are coming 2015 after the City Council committed $250,000 to being implementing the new bike plan.
Bike to the front gates of Boulevardia! Skip the parking hassles and long walk through the West Bottoms by using our free Valet Bike Parking! Your bike will be safe and sound while you enjoy local food, music, and beer.
Help us encourage more people to bike this summer by joining our Bike Valet Team and volunteering at a great events around Kansas City!
Joe Blankenship, BikeWalkKC Safe Routes to School Planner, says that since Overland Park is second largest city in our region this plan shows that bicycles matter in the KC region.